Many people use public Wi-Fi on a daily basis without even thinking if it’s secure.What are public Wi-Fi dangers? Can you get hacked on public Wi-Fi? Or is it safe? Discover all the answers related to public Wi-Fi security.
Contents of the video:
00:43 What data could you lose
00:55 Techniques that hackers use
02:06 Ways to protect yourself
The video begins with comparing public, free Wi-Fi with free food. Then it raises a concern about whether public Wi-Fi is safe.
The video continues by explaining what kind of data users could lose if they stay unprotected. It includes email address login, bank details, photos and videos, even home address, and so on.
Later on, the presenter discusses the methods used by hackers. The techniques such as Evil twin, Man-in-the-middle, and malware injection are mentioned. Also, briefly explaining how they work.
Then the video moves to talking about various protection practices: disabling automatic connections, turning off file sharing, switching on the firewall, using a VPN, and avoiding logging into sensitive accounts while on public Wi-Fi.
Also, the presenter advises avoiding using public Wi-Fi but says it is fine as long as necessary precautions are taken. The video ends with a call to action to get NordVPN and to read more about NordVPN.
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